Spring

Just Starting to Plan? My Top Five Tips for Beginner Gardeners.

This week, five tips for beginner gardenersjust starting to plan their spring gardens.

Tip #1. Keep it small

Whatever else I try to do in this column, my overriding goal is to encourage more life-long gardeners, and nothing makes a person feel more – source

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2018 New Year’s Day–My Annual I’m Gonnas

Each year, I like to write about my hopes for the new garden year. It surprised me to learn this was my ninth year writing this post!
Remember last year when I was looking for a change? No? Here’s a refresher–after three books in the previous seven y – source

Think spring

Just Starting to Plan? My Top Five Tips for Beginner Gardeners.

This week, five tips for beginner gardenersjust starting to plan their spring gardens.

Tip #1. Keep it small

Whatever else I try to do in this column, my overriding goal is to encourage more life-long gardeners, and nothing makes a person feel more – source

winter

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, January 8, 2018

THE WEEK
Another record cold week. We are getting very close to our hardiness zone limit with 11ºF two nights this week.
THE RAIN
Snow, 0.5 in.
THE DEEDS
MONDAY
New Year’s Day. It’s been eighteen years when we thought the new Millennium would bring c – source

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December Garden Inspiration

First appeared in Fine Gardening.

When I decided on a winter walk, it was at the point in the evening when dinner was done and sleep was still a ways away. I topdressed with a goofy hat, gloves, and scarf for a journey down the garden path.
The eve – source

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Gear Closet: Under Armour Fat Tire Govie SE Winter Boots

If you live in the eastern half of the U.S., chance are you know that winter has arrived with a vengeance. Cold conditions have struck the country and the so-called “bomb cyclone” has dropped plenty of snow and ice on the New England states, bringing – source

New years

Create a Wildlife Tree from Your Christmas Tree

It’s over.

Most people in the country are doing one of four things right now.
① Breathing a sigh of relief.
② Wondering where December went.
③ Feeling a bit nostalgic and determined to keep the spirit of the season going.
④ Grinning at the fact tha – source